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Feb. 24, 2014
This art exploration is a funny thing. I get awfully excited about new techniques and new tools and then wonder where the inspiration comes from. I imagine how I want an image to go, and when I finish it may often seem vaguely derivative of something I must have seen somewhere.
Didn't Georgia O'Keefe master this ?
I don' t know whether to be pleased with myself or disgusted that I am only doing what has been done before. I photographed this red Amaryllis last December for a calendar, finally arriving at a tightly composed image that seemed to pull me deep into the flower. I wanted complete depth of field in order to see the whole flower structure, so I proceeded with a focus stack. [click to continue…]